1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 








 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

MAY
Mon
May 4
Tickets go on sale for Toledo Mud Hens Game
for Wed July 1
Fri
May 8
90+ Luncheon at the Montpelier Moose Lodge
for Williams County Residents 90+
RSVP by April 30th by calling 419-633-4317
Tue
May 12
4:30-5:30 Edon's Evening Meal:
Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans,
Jell-O Cake, Roll, Juice
Thurs
May 14
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Fri
May 15
Last Day to sign up for Shipshewana trip to see
"Josiah for President". Tickets are $60 (includes show ticket, transportation, and lunch). Call your local Senior Center to get signed up.
Mon
May 18
9:30 - Caregivers Support Group @ Montpelier
12:30 - Parkinson's Support Group @ Bryan
1:00 - Low Vision Support Group @ Bryan
Mon
May 25
ALL Centers Closed for Memorial Day
 
JUNE  
Thurs
June 11
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
June 11
3:30-5:30 Euchre Tournament @ Bryan
Supper following
Thurs
June 18
9:00 Shipshewana Trip to see "Joshia for President"
Mon
June 22
12:30 Parkinson's Support Group @ Bryan
1:00 Low Vision Support Group @ West Unity
Fri
June 26
5:00 Fun Night Fundraiser @ Bryan
 
JULY  
Fri
July 3
ALL Centers Closed for Independence Day
 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
MAY  
Fri
May 1
9:00 Walking Program Starts
Wear your Derby Hats or Bow Ties
Tue
May 5
Cinco de Mayo - Wear your Sombrero
Thurs
May 7
Craft Day
Mon
May 18
4:00 Evening Out @ 4 Seasons
Wed
May 27
Wear your Cowboy hat & boots
 
JUNE  
Thurs
June 4
11:00 Make Bird Feeders
Tue
June 9
11:00 Blood Pressure checks
Thurs
June 25
Public Employee Appreciation Day
Mon
June 29
4:00 Dinner out @ Rita's in Edgerton
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
MAY  
Mon
May4
Senior Night Out
Tue
May 12
7:00 WCCT Dress Rehearsal
"The Hallelujah Girls"
Wed
May 13
11:00 Speaker - Pence's
 
JUNE  
Mon
June 15
Dinner Night Out
Wed
June 17
Make your own sundae
Tue
June 23
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER

MAY  
Tue
May 26
11:30 Lunch with Donna
 
JUNE  
Thurs
June 4
A trip to Dairy Treat for Ice Cream
after lunch
Tue
June 16
Dinner Night Out @ Roger's Harvest House
 

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

MAY  
Thurs
May 7
10:30 Finger Nail Presentation
Mon
May 11
1:30 Visit Hillside
Tue
May 12
Visit Evergreen
Tue
May 19
5:00 Pickin' & Grinnin' - Opdycke Gang
Thurs
May 21
10:00 Bring in your items to be appraised
Fri
May 29
10:30 Program by Dottie Vollmer
 
JUNE  
Mon
June 8
12:30 Adrian Shopping & Dinner
Thurs
June 11
9:30 Blood Pressure Checks
Mon
June 16
5:00 Pickin' and Grinnin' - Opdycke Gang
Fri
June 19
10:15 Hearing Aid Cleaning & Repair
Fri
June 26
10:30 Program by Dottie Vollmer
Mon
June 19
Scavenger Hunt
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

MAY
Wed
May 20
Blood Pressure Checks
Thurs
May 21
10:30 8th Grade Pottery Class
 
JUNE  
Tue
June 9
8:00 Shipshewana
Mon
June 15
Dinner Out at Wynns
 

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

MAY  
Mon
May 4
12:00 CMCN Navy Sea Bee -
Bob Hildebrandt
Tue
May 5
10:30 Card Craft
Fri
May 21
11:30 Program by Dottie Vollmer
 
JUNE  
Mon
June 1
11:45 Blood Pressure Checks
Tue
June 2
Chair Volleyball
Mon
June 8
12:00 Speaker from N.W.O. Driver Training School
Wed
June 17
12:00 Hearing Aid Cleaning
Thurs
June 18
12:15 Father's Day Craft
Tue
June 23
10:30 Interesting Stryker history facts
 

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days - Mondays in March 2 & 16; April 6, 20 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Every Tuesday for March and April
MAY  
Wed
May 6
10:00 Blood Pressure Checks
Wed
May 13
10:30 Hearing Aid Center
Fri
May 15
Visit Montpelier - Building Rented
 
JUNE  
Wed
June 10
10:30 Hearing Aid Center
Fri
June 26
10:00 AmeriCare
 

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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  NEWSLETTER 

January/February 2015

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Donna Sprow at dsprow@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
e-mail dsprow@wmsco.org

 

 

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